Hernia Repair Surgeries Are Common

Hernia repair surgeries are among the most common surgeries in the United States. More than a million of these surgeries are performed each year in this country. Hernia repair surgeries can be performed with or without the implantation of mesh. As with mesh used in some other repair surgeries, the question becomes – do the benefits of using hernia mesh for the patient outweigh the risks?


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Our workers’ compensation system was intended to help restore injured workers — to truly restore injured workers instead of shuffling them through the system. Yet, it has evolved into something far different. Many injured employees and their families suffer as a result. One area of failure is “vocational rehabilitation.”

What does “vocational rehabilitation”

Our current workers’ compensation system is unfair and provides inadequate benefits to injured workers. Yet, it’s much better than the newest proposal pushed by corporate lobbyists – an opt out system.

Workers’ compensation protections are under constant threat from corporate lobbyists. One new threat is the opt out system enacted in Texas and Oklahoma.

Surveillance. If you have a workers’ compensation claim, you should expect it. What should you know about workers’ compensation claims and surveillance? Here are a few thoughts.

A Few Ways Surveillance Can Be Used Against You

  1. To Show You Are NOT Disabled. Many hurt people have good days and bad days. While an investigator may